The Diaspora Screen Media Network (DSMN) is a research project headed by Professor Janet Wilson (Principal Investigator), Professor Rajinder Dudrah (Co Investigator) and Dr David Simmons (Research Co-Ordinator). DSMN explores the new developments taking place […]
BCU Symposium: Sholay at 45
Following on from my blog on the iconic Bollywood film Sholay (1975), and the call for papers for the ‘Sholay at 45’ symposium at Birmingham City University (BCU), I share with all interested parties the full programme for the […]
Sholay & Slanguages: Kitne dialogues hai – in popular culture?
In 2020 Ramesh Sippy’s superhit film Sholay turns forty-five. The journal of South Asian Popular Culture have called for papers and presentations to be submitted for its one day symposium at Birmingham City University. Academics […]
Slanguages, Hip-Hop a Russian Play, Punjabi Poetry and Oxford University
Oxford University hosted ‘Poetry in Motion’ last month at Wolfson College to academics, students, artists and creatives as part of their four-year-long research project Creative Multilingualism. Creative Multilingualism investigates the rich interdisciplinary connections between language, linguistic […]